BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018

Posted by Becky McGovern on 30/07/2018

The UK's most knowledgeable symposium is back! Don't miss the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium in Birmingham on 10-11 November 2018.

Join us for a weekend of cutting edge medical research and gain knowledge on how to prevent and manage climbing injuries. 

The aim is simple: an inspiring weekend for climbers, coaches and medical professionals brought to you by a team of international medical experts.

READ: Top 5 tips we learned at the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

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The experts

Volker Schöffl climber, professor, top surgeon and author of the book One Move Too Many

Isabelle Schöffl climber and doctor from the Department of Paediatrics & Anatomy (Bamberg)

Adela Carter coach to Shauna Coxsey & Head Climbing Coach at the English Institute of Sport

Andy Cave mountaineer, motivational speaker and author of Learning to Breathe and Thin White Line

Rebecca Williams clinical psychologist & climbing instructor

View the full list of experts

Download the symposium programme

Topics include:

  • Live hand imaging
  • Shoulder robustness
  • Kids in climbing
  • Finger injuries
  • Hips & climbing
  • Climbing & the Olympics
  • Anorexia in climbing
  • Psychology of injury

Date

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 November 2018

Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel Birmingham a short walk from Birmingham New Street Train Station

Cost

This two day event costs £170 for BMC members and £250 for non-members, and includes:

  • All sessions on both days
  • Saturday evening meal with guest speaker Andy Cave
  • Buffet lunch both days
  • Refreshments both days

Join the BMC now from only £16.97 to save £80 on your symposium booking.

Accommodation

The BMC has negotiated a bed & breakfast rate at the Radisson Blu Hotel of £111 per person per night.

Book by 28 September, after this date normal room rates will apply.  Please book and pay direct with the hotel by phoning or emailing the reservations team and quoting "BMC" / 0121 654 6000 / reservations.birmingham@radissonblu.com

CPD points available

10 points for members of the Royal College of Physicians 
1 point for members of the Mountain Training Association
1 point for members of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors
1 point for members of the British Association of International Mountain Leaders

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Read the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2016 report

 


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